- The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
- Cambuslang/ Homeworking
- £42,958 - £46,958 per year
- Closing date
- 21 Mar 2023
- Contract Type
- Full Time
- Asset & Facilities Management, Commercial Property, Quantity Surveyor, Cost Management
- Chartered Surveyor, FRICS, MRICS
- Business Type
- Public Sector
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) would like to invite applications for the post of Quantity Surveyor, Flexible location. This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week however, applications from individuals seeking to work on a part time, job share, or flexible working basis would be considered.
The successful candidate will be required to work with the Property Services management team to implement and manage procurement strategy, policy and procedure providing strategic management of property contracts.
The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for all procurement activities, cost estimating, preparation of contract documents, payments and contract administration within a multi-disciplinary environment. This will include providing professional commercial and contractual support and advice with regards to the successful delivery of major, minor and small works programs and projects across the SFRS estate. Reporting to the Property Development Manager, the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for the commercial and contractual management relating to national property, construction and works contracts. They will be accountable for monitoring and driving contractor performance to agreed standards and resolving issues or disputes arising from our contractual works. They will focus on delivering continuous improvement across development, works, maintenance, and associated services contracts.
Candidates are required to have a RICS accredited degree or degree with appropriate post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and have eligibility for full membership of RICS (i.e. have passed the formal APC/TPC exams). Considerable experience within the design and construction industry, with relevant experience gained in a public-sector environment as well as significant experience of public sector procurement and extensive experience of the legal and financial aspects of property projects, construction contracts and property transactions.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.
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